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Il Magnifico

Lorenzo Rossi is Siena's best baker, and his panforte, ricciarelli (sugar-dusted chewy almond biscuits) and cavallucci (chewy biscuits flavoured with aniseed and other spices) are a weekly purchase for most local ho…
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Boutique del Tartufo

Stefania Socchi's husband is a professional truffle hunter, and sources the tasty tubers that are used to produce the products sold in her shop just off Piazza XX Settembre. Purchase whole truffles or opt for honey,…
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Pasticceria Bini

You'll be assailed by the most wonderful smell when entering this pasticceria (pastry shop) next to the medieval Arco delle Due Porte. Established in 1944, it's famed for its cantuccini (crunchy, almond-studded) and…
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Antica Drogheria Manganelli

This drogheria (grocery shop) been in business since 1879, and has retained high standards for the duration. Come here to source delectable panforte (spiced Sienese fruit-and-nut cake) and ricciarelli (sugar-dusted …
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Antica Macelleria Falorni

This atmospheric macelleria (butcher shop) in the main square was established by the local Falorni family way back in 1806. Known for its finocchiona briciolona (pork salami made with fennel seeds and Chianti), it a…
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Known for its homemade smallgoods made with pork from local cinta senese and grey pigs, and for cheese made with local milk, this modern shop also sells, meat, dried pasta, jams and wine. It's a good place to grab a…
Food in Volterra

Emporio del Gusto

A feast of local goodies stacks the shelves in this comune-sponsored food co-op. Look out for olive-oil products (including toiletries), fresh milk and yoghurt, cheese, vegetables, locally grown saffron, truffles, p…
Food in Siena

Pizzicheria de Miccoli

A stuffed boar's head sits above de Miccoli's entrance, fine aromas waft from the doorway, and the windows are festooned with sausages, stacks of cheese and sacks of porcini mushrooms. It also sells filled panini to…
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La Nuova Pasticceria

In business for over half a century, this small pasticceria (pastry shop) has a devoted following of locals who have grown up enjoying its chewy ricciarelli (chewy, sugar-dusted almond biscuits).
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L'Antica Macelleria Cecchini

Self-caterers should head to Dario Cecchini's macelleria (butcher shop) to buy top-quality meats.